Program Calendar

The MBOE program calendars are formatted to enable balance between your family, career, and education. While also making it possible for people to enroll who do not live in Columbus or Ohio. The dates are set well in advance making it very easy to plan accordingly. The MBOE and the MBOE for Health Care have six combined on-campus sessions together for collaborative learning.

Module Courses On-Campus Dates
  Pre-Program Orientation December 8, 2015
1 Operational Excellence in Service, health care, and Manufacturing December 9-12, 2015
Interim 1 Homework; Online Exam on Module 1; Project Work and Coaching
Begin Six Sigma Black Belt Training (online)
 
2 Value Stream Management January 20-23, 2016
Interim 2 Homework; Online Exam on Module 3; Project Work and Coaching;
Continue Black Belt Training (online)
 
3 Stabilizing Operations; Statistics Part 1 March 2-5, 2016
Interim 3 Homework; Online Exam on Module 3; Project Work and Coaching;
Continue Black Belt Training (online)
 
4 Creating and Managing Flow; Statistics Part 2 April 27-30, 2016
Interim 4 Homework; Online Exam on Module 4; Project Work and Coaching;
Continue Black Belt Training (online)
 
Leadership and Managing Change; An Improvement Toe-Hold; Statistics Part 3
Industry-Wide ONLY: On-Campus
June 8-11, 2016
5 Leadership and Managing Change; An Improvement Toe-Hold; Statistics Part 3
Health Care ONLY:  On location in California
June 15-18, 2016
Interim 5 Homework; Online Exam on Module 5; Project Work and Coaching;
Continue Black Belt Training (online)
 
6

Design of Experiments (Optional Day)

Solving Tough Problems; Six Sigma Black Belt (in-class portion)

August 9, 2016

August 10-13, 2016

     Alumni Event

August 12, 2016

Interim 6 Homework; Project work and coaching; Review for Six Sigma Black Belt Exam  
7 Managing Change and Innovation; Six Sigma Black Belt exam; Project Work and Coaching 
Health Care ONLY:  On location in Appleton, WI

October 4-8, 2016

7 Managing Change and Innovation; Six Sigma Black Belt exam; Project Work and Coaching 
Industry-Wide ONLY:  On-Campus 
   
 
October 11-15, 2016
Interim 7 Homework; Online Exam on Module 7; Project Work and Coaching  
8 Managing the Extended Value Stream; Final Project Review (sponsors invited) December 14-17, 2016
  Pre-Commencement and Celebration (Families and friends welcome)                     December 17, 2016
  The Ohio State University Commencement December 28, 2016

 

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In Their Words

  • Robert Radabaugh

    “The Master of Business Operational Excellence is an innovative program that has prepared me to be a leader in the ever-changing environment of continuous improvement. I have gained valuable tools that I will be able to utilize throughout my career in R&D.”

    Robert Radabaugh
    MBOE Class of 2012
    Manager/Scientist
    The Scotts Company